Situation in ATO area remains tense. In the previous 24 hours militants shelled ATO positions 56 times. 35 times – in Donetsk direction, 21 times – in Mariupol direction. Attacks from militants considerably decreased by midnight, informed ATO press center on Facebook.
“Pro-Russian forces continue to neglect Minsk deals and attack from mortars. For 20 minutes they attacked strongholds in Pervomaisk and Zaitseve. Strongholds in Nevelske appeared under mortar fire”, - it is said in the report of the press center.
In Mariupol direction militants shelled ATO strongholds in Maryinka, Hnutove and Chermalyka from mortars.
Ukrainian positions near Maryinka, Zaitseve, Mayorsk, Novoselovka, Avdiivka, Opytne, Pisky, Novhorodskiy were shelled from grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms. Krasnohorivka was attacked from an anti-aircraft missile.
In some cases Ukrainian forces returned fire from grenades and small arms.